Book Review: A Place For Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 385 pages

Published: June 12, 2018

Publisher: SJP for Hogarth

Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Contemporary Fiction, Literary Fiction Continue reading “Book Review: A Place For Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza”

Quote of the Day – November 9, 2018

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Waterstones Book of the Year 2018 Shortlist

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As the year comes to a close, it is time for people of the book world to make their choice of the best books of the year. While we await for the winners of the Goodreads Choice Awards, we get to see other literary institutions celebrate another great year of reading.

Since 2012, Waterstones Book of the Year has been a highly anticipated event the bookstore chain has looked forward to. Nominated by their booksellers, the shortlist is judged by many factors ranging from the book’s writing style to the beauty of its production.

Last year’s pick was La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust by Philip Pullman. Let’s see which books are battling for the seventh year title:

Continue reading “Waterstones Book of the Year 2018 Shortlist”

My Top Picks for The Great American Read

I have been talking about The Great American Read here on cup of tea with that book, please, ever since its launch. I have encouraged all of you to vote everyday and watch the amazing TV episodes that have aired. But now as voting ends tonight and the grand finale airs in a couple of days, I realized I never told you what my picks are. There were just so many great books to choose from but I think I managed to narrow it down to at least 10: Continue reading “My Top Picks for The Great American Read”

Man Booker Prize Winner Revealed

Milkman by Anna Burns was announced yesterday as the winner of the 2018 Man Booker Prize. Continue reading “Man Booker Prize Winner Revealed”

Poem: Still Not Enough

You praise my creativity

Youu applaud my intelligence

My strenght rises

My work iin high esteem Continue reading “Poem: Still Not Enough”

Book Review: Tin Man by Sarah Winman

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 214 pages

Published: May 15, 2018

Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons

Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Contemporary Fiction Continue reading “Book Review: Tin Man by Sarah Winman”

Poem: The Grief

Salty waters wash over me

My eyes beam red as the sun

My heart constraint in chains

Not even one beat cuts through its clasp Continue reading “Poem: The Grief”

Book Review: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

Format: Paperback

Pages: 304 pages

Published: August 7, 2018

Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books

Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Mystery & Thrillers Continue reading “Book Review: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena”

Quote of the Day – September 25, 2018

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